5th Grade People

Alexander Graham Bell: educator, scientist, inventor, linguist, from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)
Anne Hutchinson: Woman of courage, from History (TEKS: History 1B)
Benjamin Banneker: astronomer, scientist, from bio (TEKS: Science 23A)
Benjamin Banneker: author, scientist, mathematician, farmer, publisher, from PBS (TEKS: Science 23A)
Benjamin Franklin: scientist, inventor, writer, from bio (TEKS: History 2B, Science, technology, and society 23A)
Caesar Chavez: activist, from bio (TEKS: Citizenship 18A)
Carl Sagan: academic, astronomer, scientist, from bio (TEKS: Science 23A)
Captain John Smith: from Jamestown Rediscovery (TEKS: History 1B)
Charles Pinckney: governor, diplomat, U.S. Representative, from bio (TEKS: History 3B)
Clarence Birdseye: scientist, inventor, from bio (TEKS: Science 23A)
Colin Powell: diplomat, military leader, from bio (TEKS: History 5C)
442nd Infantry Regimental Combat Team: from PBS (TEKS: History 5C)
Eli Whitney: inventor, from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)
Franklin D. Roosevelt: U.S. President, from bio (TEKS: History 5C)
George Mason: American patriot, from bio (TEKS: History 3B)
George Washington: U.S. President, general, from bio (TEKS: History 2B)
George Washington Carver: botanist, chemist, scientist, inventor, from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)
George Washington Carver: inventor profile from the Inventors’ Hall of Fame (TEKS: Science 23A)
George Washington: from History (TEKS: History 2B)
James Madison: from The White House (TEKS: History 3B)
Jane Adams: philanthropist, women’s rights activist, anti-war activist, from bio (TEKS: History 5C)
Jonas Salk: scientist, doctor, from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23B)
Jonas Salk: A Science Odyssey, from PBS (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23B)
John Adams: U.S. President, from bio (TEKS: History 2B)
John Deere: inventor, from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)
John Wise: minister, from Your Dictionary (TEKS: History 1B)
Dwight D. Eisenhower: U.S. President, general, journalist, from bio  (TEKS: History 5C)
Martin Luther King, Jr.: civil rights activist, minister, from bio  (TEKS: History 5C)
Martin Luther King, Jr.: resources on the Civil Rights leader, from the Seattle Times (TEKS: History 5C)
Nathan Hale: warrior, spy, military leader, from bio (TEKS: History 2B)
Neil Armstrong: astronaut, military pilot, educator, from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)
Neil Armstrong: from the Astronauts’ Hall of Fame  (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)
Roger Sherman: mayor, U.S. Representative, from bio (TEKS: History 3B)
Roger Sherman: from Virtualology (TEKS: History 3B)
Roger Williams: leader of Rhode Island Colony, from Roger Williams Family Association (TEKS: History 1B)
Ronald Reagan: U.S. Present, governor, film actor, television actor, from bio (TEKS: History 5C)
Rosa Parks: civil rights activist, from bio  (TEKS: History 5C)
Samuel Adams: U.S. governor, statesman, from bio (TEKS: History 2B)
Samuel Adams: newspaper publisher, brewer, from History (TEKS: History 2B)
Susan B. Anthony: publisher, civil rights activist, editor, women’s rights activist, journalist, from bio  (TEKS: History 5C)
the Sons of Liberty: from History (TEKS: History 2B)
Thomas Edison: inventor, from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)
Thomas Jefferson: U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, governor, government official, diplomat, from bio (TEKS: History 2B)
Thomas Jefferson: from America’s Story (TEKS: History 2B)
Tuskegee Airmen: listen to their own story, from The Tuskegee Airman National Historical Museum (TEKS: History 5C)
Tuskegee Airmen: photos, from The Tuskegee Airman National Historical Museum (TEKS: History 5C)
William Bradford: leader of the Pilgrim Fathers (TEKS: History 1B)
William Penn: journalist, minister, missionary, lawyer, from bio (TEKS: History 1B)
William Penn: America’s first great champion for liberty and peace, from Quaker.org (TEKS: History 1B)
the Wright Brothers: from bio (TEKS: Science, technology, and society 23A)